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Global marketing agency CSM has appointed Charlie McEwen, the former chief operating officer of the British and Irish Lions rugby union team, as its chief executive of rugby and special projects

Digital memory brand Klevv has signed as the Official Gaming Memory Partner for global esports team, T1 Entertainment & Sports

Scottish kit brand Endura will pull out of its partnership with road cycling WorldTour team Movistar at the end of 2019 because world cycling’s governing body has constrained its technical innovation p…

Fifa plans to significantly increase bonus payments to players at the 2023 Women's World Cup

Global track cycling series Six Day Series has signed Czech company Kalas Sportswear as its first Global Partner

Under Armour has today (Tuesday) announced that founder Kevin Plank will step down as chief executive, with Patrik Frisk continuing his ascent within the US sportswear and equipment company by being named…

Bundesliga Pass, the over-the-top subscription service that has been developed by Germany’s Bundesliga, will primarily be used as a “complementary” service, with the lion’s share of coverage worldwide set to …

International Cricket Council chairman Shashank Manohar has announced the commissioning of another review into international cricket’s governance, indicating that he intends to stand for a third two-year t…

NBA team Miami Heat has extended its association with American Airlines to a global level, with the brand now serving as the team’s official airline and international marketing partner.

We must never lose sight of the power of sport to bring people together across a political divide, engage and inspire young people to get active and share positive experiences, and bring communities together.

Parasport hasn’t always been able to garner the sponsorship it needs, despite the best efforts of its international and regional organisers. Total’s sponsorship of BWF’s Para-Badminton World Championships is a good case-study of how a win-win solution can be found.

Sportradar is embarking on a series of new partnerships in Asia, as it seeks growth in what will be its third major geographical business region after Europe and the US. The company’s managing director of sports partnerships, David Lampitt, sat down with SportBusiness at the recent All That Matters conference in Singapore to explain the company’s plans for Asian markets.

SportBusiness highlights seven individuals who have made major contributions to the sports media sector in the past 12 months ahead of next week's Sportel Conference in Monaco.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published its financial report for 2018, showing that both revenues and expenditures surpassed €24m ($27m/£20.1m) for the year.

International Biathlon Union (IBU) president Olle Dahlin has said the sport has entered a “new era” after a first-of-its-kind strategic plan was adopted and the formation of the Biathlon Integrity Uni…

Spring Media has made its latest moves in the streaming space by teaming up with Red Bee, the UK-based media services company, to create an international OTT platform for women’s football.

The Six Day Series track cycling competition has renewed an agreement with international sports broadcaster Eurosport and signed a number of additional media-rights deals ahead of its 2019-20 season

Football world governing body Fifa's report on the 2019 Women's World Cup 2019 showed that Asia, led by China, was the largest broadcast market for the competition

The organisers of this year's Swiss E-Prix have fallen into financial difficulties, blaming vandalism by protestors ahead of the race in June for creating unforeseen costs

International media rights to the Scottish Premiership will continue to be sold by Infront until the end of the 2024-25 season after the agency today announced a new five-year agreement with the Scottish…

At the start of the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, China, Herve Piccirillo, the president of the International Military Sports Council (CISM), said on Thursday he wanted more countries to join the…

Fifa has appointed CAA Eleven’s Jean-Christophe Petit as its new director of media rights, following Josh Smith’s recent move to become global head of media sales at the Premier League.

The HBA Media agency has signed a multi-year deal with the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia to distribute media rights worldwide on behalf of Saudi Racing, including rights to the world’s richest race, the $…

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has initiated new rounds of bidding for both the domestic and international rights to the Copa del Rey tournament during the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle

Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group whose assets include the IMG agency and UFC, has formally ended its planned initial public offering, but could yet decide to return to a trading of…

Clubs from French football’s Ligue 1 have continued to push for the renegotiation of an international rights agreement with pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group, discussing the issue in detail at a meeting t…

Risk expert Jonny Gray has been appointed the first chief executive of the newly-empowered Tennis Integrity Unit, as the sport looks to step up the fight against match-fixing and corruption

Unilever-owned male grooming brand Axe has signed as a multi-year partner of League of Legends Esports’ global events – the Mid-Season Invitational, World Championship, and All-Star Event.

The Women's Tennis Association has announced a number of changes to its schedule after announcing its 2020 calendar

The Tour of Guangxi, the final stop on this year’s UCI World Tour calendar, is to be broadcast live in at least 50 territories.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has announced it has rebranded as International Rugby League (IRL), effective from today (Tuesday)

Revenues at ATP Media, the ATP Tour’s international media rights sales and broadcast production arm, rose by 6.7 per cent to $121m (€108m) in 2018. ATP Media Holdings Limited also reported $13.6m

The IMG agency has named Stephen Cook, previously head of football at BT Sport, the UK pay-TV broadcaster, as director of content based at IMG Studios at Stockley Park, near London’s Heathrow Airport.

Eliud Kipchoge’s successful attempt to run a sub-two-hour marathon has received 4.93 million views to date for the live and on-demand stream on video-sharing platform YouTube.

The sports division of global communications agency Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) has launched a new offering designed to help host cities attract major events and event organisers drive value from them

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) announced Dr Mike Peters as its new chief executive, replacing Xavier Gonzalez who left the organisation earlier in the year

US sportswear company Nike has moved to shut down its Oregon Project training programme after head coach Alberto Salazar was last week handed a four-year ban from athletics for doping violations committed…